The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland


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The "Portland School" of gastronomy has made a splash on the national stage. Now find out why in The Mighty Gastropolis, a sizzling, hilarious chronicle of Portland's ascendancy to the sybaritic hot zone of America's culinary culture. Celebrated food and restaurant critic, Karen Brooks, who follows the Portland food scene like a private eye, goes deep behind the scenes to explore the kitchens, culinary techniques, personal lives, dreams, and mindsets of Portland's pirate food network and, in the process, illuminates their remarkable rise-to-stardom stories. You will also find 50 original recipes and a pull-out map of The Mighty 100: Portland's Most Inspired, Hunger-Mitigating, Thirst Quenching Options. This is gastro-nirvana taken to the level of rock 'n' roll.